The government should consider allowing domestic coal to be used in imported coal-based thermal power plants to reduce the dependency on the dry fuel bought from other countries, says a Parliamentary Committee report.
“The Committee has noted that the use of indigenous coal by the imported coal-based thermal power plants is dependent on policy interventions by the government,” Standing Committee on Coal and Steel said in its latest report.
It observed that government’s intervention is needed for allowing use of domestic coal along with imported coal as the existing consent is only for the use of imported dry fuel.
“The committee has therefore desired that the government should earnestly address this issue to bring down the import of non-coking coal,” the report said. Read More…
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